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  • Egyptian Interim President Adly Mansour (right) meets with Hazem el-Beblawi in Cairo on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Mr. Mansour has appointed Mr. el-Beblawi, a prominent economist, as prime minister. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

    Egypt's interim president names leadership, Salafists approve

    Egypt's interim president on Tuesday appointed a liberal economist and former finance minister as prime minister and former U.N. atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei as vice president for foreign affairs.

  • Protesters carry symbolic coffins honoring those killed in recent clashes with security forces during a rally in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Islamists appear to have taken a strong majority of seats in the first round of Egypt's first parliamentary vote since Hosni Mubarak's ouster. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Ultraconservative Islamists make gains in Egypt

    Egypt's ultraconservative Islamist party said Friday it plans to push for a stricter religious code in Egypt after claiming surprisingly strong gains in this week's initial round of voting for parliament, the first elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster.

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